Speakers: Ed Newton-Rex
Ed Newton-Rex, Founder and CEO at Jukedeck, speaking at Slush 2016. Ed discusses the recent developments in AI music composition, demonstrating how far it has come and describing how it will change how we create and consume music in the future, as part of a broader trend of the rise of creative artificial intelligence.
Founder & CEO at Jukedeck
|Ed Newton-Rex is the Founder & CEO of London-based artificial intelligence startup Jukedeck. At Jukedeck, he and his team are building an AI that can compose original music, and using this to let video creators make and download original, royalty-free music at the touch of a button. Ed learnt to code in order to start Jukedeck, which now comprises a team of 20 musicians and engineers. Jukedeck was named one of WIRED’s hottest European startups of 2015 and has won a number of startup competitions, including the Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt and LeWeb in Paris, as well as a Cannes Innovation Lion. Ed graduated from Cambridge University with a double-starred First in Music in 2010, and is a published composer.|
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